The developers reported that they are already in the process of fixing a global problem
Ark System Works has released an official statement regarding the latest R-Code exploit, making Guilty Gear -Strive- unplayable for many players.
The developers again confirmed that they are aware of the problem and are already on the way to finding a solution. They also recommended that anyone who has yet to encounter this error stop using any online features in the game until the next patch's release.
Here is the complete official statement:
Regarding the recent exploit attacks in GGST.
We have become aware of a series of attacks from an exploit targeting players in game, whereby the exploit has been reported to cause unwanted player messages, game freezes and crashes.
We are investigating this case with full urgency and seriousness, and are moving towards implementing a prompt solution.
For users who experience such attacks, we suggest exiting online game modes, and informing our user support team immediately. For those making use of external programs or tools that affect GGST in any manner, please be aware that this may slow our support team’s ability to accurately identify the source of your issue.
We are working to provide a safe and reliable environment for users to play our games, and such malicious exploits will be handled appropriately.
We thank all users for your support and understanding.
We will keep you updated on developments and inform you about the release of the patch.